NEW CANAAN - A New Canaan man who once was a lawyer for the Bush administration will remain behind bars on charges he tried to kill his wife.

John Michael Farren had his bail lowered from $2 million to $750,000. However, his release is also delayed until both sides agree to other conditions for his release.

Police say Farren attacked his wife in January after she told him she wanted a divorce.

Judge freezes Farren's assets

Former Bush attorney charged with attempted murder